Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
District, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1759 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 40 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201119312 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215922 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894429 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060515 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unorganized (placeholder) Reduction 1759
View Reduction Earl, Township of (Berks) Creation Nov 1781
View Reduction Pike, Township of (Berks) Creation Nov 1813
View Expansion Hereford, Township of Reduction Apr 7, 1841
View Swap Washington, Township of (Berks) Swap Nov 3, 1851
View Ascertainment Hereford, Township of Ascertainment Jun 14, 1976
View Swap Longswamp, Township of Swap 1993
View Ascertainment Hereford, Township of Ascertainment Oct 3, 2011
View Expansion Hereford, Township of Reduction Oct 3, 2011

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1759
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Hereford Township 1753 Creation yes* Feb 1, 1753
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Resolution Jan 13, 1976

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 District 5836837 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993
View Boundary Realignment District Township-Hereford Township Proposed 1993 Boundary Ascertainment no 1993